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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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Aldermen return to local television

After more than three years of not being on the air, the Oxford Board of Aldermen’s bi-monthly meetings will be shown on cable TV. The Aug. 19 meeting was aired last night at 6 p.m., but there was no sound. (August 27, 2014, Page 1)

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    Cable company to be sold

    Metrocast is expected to be sold to Block Communications by the end of the year. Franchise agreement with the city is expected to be visited. (July 10, 2014, Page 1)

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      Cable rates to increase in January

      In November, Metrocast customers were notified their rates would be going up for several packages, including the basic package that consists mostly of local network stations and The Weather Channel. On Tuesday, the Oxford Board of Aldermen agreed to write a letter to local law makers asking for their assistance in keeping rates down for basic cable users. (December 8, 2011, Page 1)

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        Cable confusion may leave some without

        Residents of Heritage Park apartments are concerned after recent letters from Metrocast said service will end July 15. Metrocast said that the apartment management company went with an exclusive AT&T contract. The company said Metrocast pulled out on their own. (June 15, 2011, Page 6)

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          Supervisors tell MetroCast ‘No’

          MetroCast knows where the board of supervisors stand. ‘NO’ was the official word from Lafayette County Board of Supervisors as they considered a tax exemption for MetroCast. In the past year representatives from MetroCast have gone before the board asking for what they claim is a mandatory state law that would exclude them from paying certain taxes. The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors decided that MetroCast’s tax status would hurt both city and county school districts. (July 7, 2010, Page 1)

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            County briefs

            See what business was attended to during Monday’s Lafayette County Board of Supervisor’s meeting. (June 8, 2010, Page 2)

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              County briefs

              The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved new subdivision regulations aimed to help protect the county against developers who fail to complete infrastructure inside subdivisions. (March 4, 2010, Page 5)

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